Rep. Augustus “Gus” Hawkins [D]

Former Representative from California’s 29th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1975-1990 Representative California's 29th District
1963-1974 Representative California's 21st District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Hawkins sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hawkins is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hawkins sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (33%) Labor and Employment (23%) Families (10%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Social Welfare (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%) Native Americans (5%) Health (5%)

Recent Bills

Some of Hawkins’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1963 to Oct 1990, Hawkins missed 2,320 of 11,813 roll call votes, which is 19.6%. This is much worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: